Confession: I absolutely HATE cleaning! There, I’ve said it! I work hard, full time, high stress... so why do I have to come home and start all over again? Yes, I have tried getting a cleaner but then I simply end up cleaning up in readiness for the cleaner (well, I don’t want her to … Continue reading The Hinch Revolution
Things I love For reasons I do not understand, friends and family will ask my opinion on all sorts of things ‘house’ related. The questions range from colours to grout to accessories and floor plans . As I never feel qualified to impose my own personal taste on other people, I always use the following … Continue reading Fill your home with things you love
If you are a fan of Instagram, you’ll know the phrase 'a pop of colour' well. It’s very often a hashtag on the daily challenge pages and can completely transform a room with one simple addition. As our house is mostly white sprinkled with black, a little bit of colour in each room makes all … Continue reading Just add a little pop of colour – a budget makeover for any room
While I always knew about my love of all things white (see previous blogs) and my bias to many things black (I rarely have a car in any other colour), it was Instagram that made me realise that monochrome was my thing! This summer we will be embarking on a kitchen overhaul and as a … Continue reading Monochrome
If you’ve been keeping up with my blog, you’ll know that during my childhood in the 70’s and 80’s, my parents grasped all the modern ways they could afford. This included what we then called technology but what we now call ancient! The ultra modern Trimphone! First of all there was a telephone. Not just … Continue reading Technology, it’s all relative
Eating from slates (and other nonsense). As you might have already gathered, I’m a big fan of plates - the good old fashioned eating platform with a slight lip to assist with gravy and other jus. A round, porcelain plate is something that has developed and refined over thousands of years. Square plates are something … Continue reading It’s official, I miss plates.
One of my friends recently asked me if I was a collector. It took me a few moments to respond and eventually I said ‘yes, stationery’. My stationery obsession is something that’s been with me since I was a child. Then (and now) I could be left in the stationery department of a shop and … Continue reading Collecting